Sir Bobby Charlton (1937–2023)

Sir Bobby Charlton, former Manchester United and England midfielder and FIFA World Cup winner sadly passed away on 21st October. He was a beloved footballer and one of the greatest in history.

Here are just some of his accolades:

Manchester United

  • Football League First Division (x3)
  • FA Cup
  • European Cup


  • FIFA World Cup
  • UEFA European Championship (third place)


  • FWA Footballer of the Year
  • FIFA World Cup Golden Ball
  • Ballon d’Or (one win in 1966, two 2nd places in 1967 and 1968)
  • A member of the FIFA World Cup All-Time Team
  • A member of the English Football Hall of Fame
  • A member of the FIFA 100
  • BBC Sports Personality of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Laureus Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 12th in World Soccer’s Greatest Players of the 20th century poll

The BBC have a live feed of tributes from fans and players alike but from me, here are some of his best bits:

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